Picking Walmart’s P.O.C.K.E.T.S. Speech

The Seven Strategies of the World’s Largest Company

Michael Bergdahl making presentation in Beijing, China

Michael Bergdahl making presentation in Beijing, China

THE SPEECH

Using storytelling, humor, inspiration and his real world experience working with Sam Walton as examples, Bergdahl unveils those seven strategies. He uses the acronym, “P.O.C.K.E.T.S.”, which stands for Price, Operations, Culture, Key Item Promotion, Expenses, Talent and Service. Bergdahl believes “finding your unique niche in the marketplace or “POCKETS” is the key to success no matter what market or business you are competing in!” CLICK HERE for a downloadable, printable PDF summary of this speech

What I Learned From Sam Walton by Michael Bergdahl

THE BOOK

If you want to compete in today’s Walmart world, what better way to improve your business than to learn from the strongest and fastest competitor? In What I Learned from Sam Walton (10 languages), author Michael Bergdahl uncovers and unravels the principles, culture, and secrets of Walmart’s unprecedented success in a way that no one else can.

As a former director of People under Sam Walton, Bergdahl draws upon his firsthand observations of Walton, his company, and its executive team to help you adapt Walmart’s best practices and principles to your own organization.

With an insider’s perspective, Bergdahl peels back the cultural layers of Walmart and gives you a glimpse into the mind of the founder of the world’s largest retailer.

 

AUDIENCE TAKEAWAYS

In this speech Bergdahl explains the key to each of Walmart’s seven strategies and reviews the Best Practices that have made Walart the World’s Largest Company. More importantly, Bergdahl will discuss specific strategies, tactics and ideas audience members can take away from “The Walmart Way” to make their businesses even more successful. Conference participants will learn techniques other companies have used successfully to compete, survive, and thrive in a Walmart World! Video Link: http://www.michaelbergdahl.net/video.shtml

SPEECH AGENDA

Picking Walmart’s P.O.C.K.E.T.S.:
PRICE
OPERATIONS
CULTURE
KEY ITEM PROMOTION
EXPENSE MANAGEMENT
TALENT
SERVICE

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Michael Bergdahl, SPHR, is an international business speaker, turnaround specialist, and author of five books. He has been interviewed on CNN, CNBC, CNN FN, MSNBC, CNN International, Univision, CBS National Radio, and Bloomberg TV. He has participated in internationally televised news debates on “Power Lunch”, “On the Money”, “Morning Call”, and “Closing Bell”. Bergdahl has spoken professionally in cities on six continents.

TESTIMONIAL:

“Many thanks for a sensational session; you brought the conference home in a way that only someone of your caliber and experience could.” John Koot, Chemmart Pharmacies, Australia

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